New York Times, Wednesday, August 9, 2000

Author: Kelly Clark
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelly Clark
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Prefix with sailing : PARA
5. They're made of whole cloth : TALES
10. Holiday music? : JAZZ
14. Toward the windless side : ALEE
15. ___ Island Sound : RHODE
16. Blue Bonnet product : OLEO
17. Drape holders : RODS
18. Company once called Allegheny : USAIR
19. Players wear masks for this : EPEE
20. Start of a silly question : IFYOUDONTPAY
23. Treeless tract : STEPPE
24. Just enough to wet the lips : SIP
25. Frowning : SAD
28. Coat with plaster, say : DAUB
31. Witch's laugh : CACKLE
33. Question, part 2 : FORYOUREXORCISM
38. Rose's husband, on Broadway : ABIE
39. Nonpareil : GEM
40. Study, and then some : CRAM
41. Question, part 3 : WILLTHERESULTBE
46. "Whoa, ___!" : NELLIE
47. Cozy : SNUG
48. Draft letters : SSS
49. "Yay!" : RAH
51. CNN's Rowland : RHONDA
56. End of the question : REPOSSESSION
59. 1986 World Series site : SHEA
62. Indian head, once? : SAHIB
63. Indian head, once : CENT
64. Chicken ___ : KIEV
65. Pontificate : ORATE
66. Clearasil target : ACNE
67. Emerald ___ : ISLE
68. 59-Across player, in brief : NYMET
69. Devour, in a way : READ
1. Home of L'Express : PARIS
2. Overhead : ALOFT
3. Cover the gray again : REDYE
4. "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" writer : AESOP
5. "Doonesbury" cartoonist : TRUDEAU
6. "I understand," facetiously : AHSO
7. Help during hard times : LOAN
8. Shortens a sentence, maybe : EDITS
9. 1973 Pacino blockbuster : SERPICO
10. Funny Bishop : JOEY
11. Chalet site, perhaps : ALP
12. End of a series : ZEE
13. Pulitzer winner Akins : ZOE
21. French twist, e.g. : UPDO
22. On ___ with : APAR
25. Mini, midi or maxi : SKIRT
26. 1942 Preakness winner : ALSAB
27. "The Silence of the Lambs" director : DEMME
29. Yen : URGE
30. They may be tossed back : BEERS
32. Multiple of XXXV : CCCL
33. Bambi et al. : FAWNS
34. Awards since 1956 : OBIES
35. Small brooks : RILLS
36. Vociferate : YELL
37. Marvel superheroes : XMEN
42. Poop out : TIRE
43. Loads, as a plate : HEAPSON
44. That the sun will rise in the East, e.g. : SUREBET
45. Terse pans : UGHS
50. Antediluvian : HOARY
52. Half of the Odd Couple : OSCAR
53. Dorothy, to Em : NIECE
54. Fashion's Karan : DONNA
55. Put a stake in a pool : ANTED
56. **** review : RAVE
57. Ersatz : SHAM
58. Yahoo.com, e.g. : SITE
59. Hit the slopes : SKI
60. ___ Holiness the Pope : HIS
61. It can be shocking : EEL

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